Oatmeal Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
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Ingredients

CAKE
1/2 cup quick cooking oatmeal
3/4 cup boiling water
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 egg
1/4 cup of shortening

FROSTING
3 Tablespoon melted butter
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup chopped nuts
2 Tablespoon milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Method


Mix the oatmeal with the boiling water, stir and cover. Mix the remaining ingredients then stir in the oatmeal mixture. Grease and flour a 9×9 pan. Pour batter into pan and bake at 350 for 23-25 minutes. Combine all frosting ingredients and mix thoroughly. Carefully spread frosting over the top of the cake. Broil until coconut is just brown. Watch very closely – it doesn’t take long. Cool, slice and serve.

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